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N. Carolina governor offers 'compromise' repealing LGBT law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper proposed Tuesday what he called a compromise to repeal the state’s so-called bathroom bill, saying a new measure is designed to allay fears by some over public bathroom safety. 630 more words

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NC Gov. Roy Cooper Endorses former Ins. Commissioner Wayne Goodwin For NCDP Chair

  • Cooper endorses failed NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin over 3 other candidates;
  • The last time a sitting governor endorsed a state party chair was back during Bev Perdue’s administration;
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North Carolina Politicians Not Committed to Repealing Transphobic HB2 Law

A survey carried out by the Associated Press has revealed that the vast majority of politicians in North Carolina are unwilling to commit to repealing the state’s anti-Transgender “bathroom bill.” 237 more words

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Gov. Cooper slams President Trump’s executive order, says it makes US troops overseas less safe

RALEIGH, N.C. – Gov. Roy Cooper issued a statement on Sunday that condemns President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration.

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After 2 weeks away, N Carolina legislature begins in earnest

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are returning to Raleigh after two weeks away to begin making laws.

The General Assembly is reconvening at midday Wednesday. 122 more words

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Gov. Cooper claims talks continue to repeal House Bill 2

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At the YMCA’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday breakfast in Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper said he’s been talking to Republican Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore about the possibility of reviving a deal to repeal House Bill 2. 194 more words

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Judge temporarily halts N Carolina Medicaid expansion effort

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. 95 more words

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